Entries by Alexis Hodoyan-Gastelum

8 Misheard K-Pop Lyrics Pt. 5

As we’ve talked about previously, as foreign K-pop fans, sometimes we don’t get the lyrics right. We’ve gone through this on multiple installments of this list, but for the fifth, it seems we got a bit hostile. Either by [content warning] hearing bad words or completely interpreting a good message as a bad one. So […]

What We Learned at AOMG’s Los Angeles Show

AOMG artists Jay Park,Simon D, Gray, Loco, and DJ Pumkin turned the Koreatown staple The Wiltern in Los Angeles way up on Apr. 14 with their AOMG Follow the Movement 2016 American Tour. Their show at the City of Angels was part of the home stretch of their eight-city tour, and despite them being a […]

Why You Should Watch Korean Film ‘Time Renegades’

Eight years after filmmaker Kwak Jae Young completed his “Sassy Girl” trilogy with “She Cyborg,” (along with hit “My Sassy Girl” and 2004’s “Windstruck”), the Korean filmmaker returns with his most thought-provoking film to date. “Time Renegades” forgoes the outspoken heroines of Kwak’s most well known films to date and offers us mind-game filled treat. […]

Girl Crush: KittiB

Like most fans abroad, the first time we heard about South Korean rapper KittiB was when she appeared on the second season of “Unpretty Rapstar.” If you watched the show, you’re aware it was met with criticism that both the contestants and the format of the show was subpar to its first installment. KittiB was […]

8 Misheard K-Pop Lyrics Pt. 4

Every day in K-pop brings a new song. And every new song brings endless possibilities for foreign fans to mess up the interpretation of the lyrics. As we’ve recompiled in the last few installments of this list, there are lots of songs out there we’re constantly mishearing. And as you can see by this new […]

Girl Crush: Grace

I’m not a big fan of K-pop reaction videos, to he honest. It’s like, why do I want to watch someone I don’t know react to something I do know of? Alas, I follow a couple of such YouTubers because they’re funny and keep me entertained when I’m eating a sandwich and want to watch […]

Zico’s Singles Ranked Worst to Best

Without a doubt, 2015 was Zico’s year. He featured on just about every other hip-hop and R&B release, he coached his own team on Mnet’s rap competition show “Show Me the Money 4,” and he released his positively-received album “Gallery.”. Indeed, the Block B member was everywhere — and deservingly so. In the last couple […]